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Jan 25, 2010 11:00pm EST
in washington for his support of civil rights and protect of the chesapeake bay. he was 87 years old said his son and died from complications of parkinson's disease. he lived in chevy chase. >>> delaware's attorney general bo -- joe biden wants another go and won't run for his father's senate seat. that is bad news for the democratic party. they lost one of delaware's citizens when biden became vice president. the democrats are looking for someone to to run against popular republican congressman and governor castle. >>> president obama and fellow democrats just ended what was likely the most politically problematic week of the presidency w. mid-term elections looming, healthcare reform stuck in limbo, the white house is strategizing on how to move forward. earlier, the president spoke cluesively to abcs diane sawyer who only interviewed before the first state-of-the-union address wednesday. here's tj winick. >> reporter: president obama told diane sawyer his state-of- the-union address will focus on how to help struggling middle class americans. >> we're going to talk about how we can, first
ABC
Jan 5, 2010 11:00pm EST
. >> the northeast regional train was carrying 123 passengers from new york to washington when the deadly accident occurred. >> they were walking along the tracks. the amtrak train did in fact come by, they were walking parallel on the tracks. the friend that she was walking with, that ann marie was walking with, was able to get out of the way but ann marie was not. >> amtrak has tried to maintain a fence along the tracks but children have found ways to get through and around this bolted gate. >> we see people all the time just cut the gate with bolt cutters and sometimes crawling the fence and we call the cops numerous times because we don't want nobody getting hurt. >> as trains began inching along, investigators continued their search for evidence, anna's tiny body remained tucked in between the tracks. >> young kids don't think nothing is going to happen to them, but it does. >> and friends of anna stickel who know that firsthand want others to learn from this tragedy. >> why would you risk your life just to take a shortcut and just suck it up and walk the extra mile. >> grief counsellors will
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 11:00pm EST
in washington, d.c. things cooling off sharply tonight. we're down to 29 degrees here in baltimore and 25 off to the west. a clear sky. so we'll be dry and we'll start off sunny tomorrow. it will be a chilly start, around 25 degrees. how mild does it get tomorrow and saturday? we'll answer that and look at the next storm system headed our way coming up. >>> the focus of session 2010 will be that gaping $2 billion budget hole. lawmakers are tackling other issues. gay marriage is expected to be one of them. emmett burns jr. is sponsoring legislation to prohibit the state from recognizing gay marriages validated in other states or countries. he is also suggesting that the state declare same sex marriages to be again the public policy of the state. >>> no matter how you slice it, talking about it or even thinking about taxes is never fun. we have some changes you need to know about in 2010 especially if you are thinking about buying a home that could save you and have you smiling from ear to ear. >>> by most accounts he is among the toughest men around. so why is kiefer sutherland wearing a dress
ABC
Jan 29, 2010 11:00pm EST
they want, either, is for washington to continue being so washington-like. >> he began his visit with a tour of a manufacturing facility, the chesapeake machine company employs 40 people. they build solar panels. >> to see him, to say hi, to listen to his speech. it was a great experience for me. a once in a lifetime thing, and i enjoyed having a chance to meet the president. >> the president is calling for new tax breaks for small businesses like chesapeake to add more workers and today the administration got good news about the economy that it grew faster over the last quarter than it has in the past six years. >>> maryland officials are cheering the navy decision to re-establish its tenth fleet cyber command and the jobs that go with it at fort meade. it will focus on efforts to defend the nation's computer systems from a cyber attack. >>> military officials say that baltimore based navy hospital seats usnf comfort has reached its care limit. we're told the doctors, nurses, and technicians aboard the comfort have treated more than 3,000 people. in haiti, doctors and aid workers are runnin
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 11:00pm EST
on the roads. today in washington another reminder of the dangers of distracted driving. it is no surprise that teens are being targeted but let's be honest, the message is important for anyone who gets behind the wheel. we have more. >> reporter: it is called distracted driving, calling and texting behind the wheel. it is nothing short of an epidemic. >> it is a danger, we must eliminate. >> a great threat on the road is distracted driving. >> advocates graded all 50 states in the district with enit comes to addressing distracted and booster seats and helmets. the top three states according to the report washington, dc, new jersey and illinois. the three worst, south dakota, arizona and north dakota. >> changing behavior by education alone is total. totally ineffective. >> and congress is considering initiatives that would in fact the laws targeting those most easily distracted. >> we need to treat this as a public health emergency. >> an average of 40,000 americans were killed 25áed .5 were injured in murder vehicle crashes. an advocate, parents who lost children in car accidents that
ABC
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
. pro choice supporters also turned out in washington. they marched to the steps of the supreme court. >>> dozens of students from the immaculate conception school also marched. >> it's important because it's what we believe and we're speaking out and we're doing something for the church and for our parish. >> this is what we believe in. this is what we're representing as our school and as catholics united throughout the world. . >>> a mysterious billboard campaign triggers suspicions of mistress revenge. this story tops ow look at news from around the nation. a copresident of software maker oracle says he had affair with a woman on a billboard around new york and other places. he released a statement admitting his 8.5 year affair. phillips was appoint the last year to president obama's economic recovery advisory board. >>> not only a shooting captured on surveillance video. the suspect then removed the victim's pants. he survived but police have no motive for the shooting or the pants theft. >>> i just heard a big thump. >> a car slams into an ambulance with patient inside sending th
ABC
Jan 24, 2010 11:00pm EST
to the death of that marine stationed at marine headquarters in washington, d.c. he was in baltimore fry night for a party. private first class was in a home inside maclean boulevard when according to police michael wiggins, vernon hadly and nickey woodward tried to crash the party. they were told to leave but they did and returned with weapons. a fight broke out and ultimately ray was stabbed to death. police say this could have all been prevented. >> you don't have to be a detective to know that there is somebody in that party that new that someone else was going back to get a knife and cause harm. it wouldn't have taken much to call the police so we could have prevented a catastrophe. this is a catastrophe, a person going to a party, forget he is a veteran, goes to a party and dies. that's not a message that we want to send. >> the police took all three men into custody early this morning. each is expected to be charged with first degree murder, stay with abc 2 news for any updates on this story. >>> well weather getting pretty active on it there across martinez and some heavy rain moving i
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
not become deformed. . >>> stories from around the nation, a mother in washington state got the scare of her life when feeding her son lunch. a container gerber graduates. he started choking. he was able to get the object out of the 3-year-old's throat. gerber said a staple ended up in the meal. >> i'm not looking to get rich. i wasn't babies to be safe. >> an employee nearly got run over. a man and a woman worked as a team before the man grabbed two monitors and made a run for it. employees tried to stop him from getting away, but the thieves still drove off throwing one worker to the pavement. >>> think you've got a great marriage? well, meet a kansas couple celebrating their 81st wedding anniversary. you heard right: 81 years together. >> my mother said when you get married you stay married. and she meant that. >> verbal and vern eisenhower are 97 and 98 respectively. they have 35 children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. >>>. >> you can find out if we have more winter or spring by texting grand hog to 427365 until february 2. he'll e-mail you the foreca
ABC
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
with the wind and feels like 17 in washington. absolutely frigid stuff out there and under crystal clear skies, it's only going to get colder out there tonight. be ready for that. overnight low temperatures in baltimore, is a degrees. not a record, but certainly not too far off of one and as we go into the day tomorrow, not much of a warm-up. we could see a few flakes flying around here tomorrow night. after that, it looks like the arctic blast will begin to retreat. we'll talk about all of that coming up in a few, rosy. >>> thanks, wyatt. >>> a smooth transition from one leader to another. that is the pledge for many folks as the transition of power into the city moves forward. mayor dixon's resignation means in a city council president rawlings-blake means she will take the job. in less nan a month council president rawlings-blake will be mayor rawlings-blake b-this morning she was greed like she was already running the city. she was also treated to words of support from powerful sources. >> we know it's a tough time in your city, a time of transition, but as a member of delegation and seni
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
. washington up to 40. and some spots up to the mid-40s down in the dc way today, even on the eastern shore, chestertown topping out at 41 degrees. 41 over at winchester. virginia, we find 45. warmer air has moved into the southeast and that milder air is going to keep pushing in. as we take a look at the satellite pictures, maryland under a clear sky. and we take you out to the broader perspective. a lot of nice looking weather. all across the east coast, nothing going on, light snow showers up in eastern pennsylvania earlier this morning. none of that for us. this drift of clouds there from south to north, that's our southerly flow developing milder air in here across dixie. some of the temperatures down here today pushed 350 degrees. cold air -- 50 degrees. as we go through the next day or two, this high pressure area which at one point was very frigid is going to keep moderating with the sun and no new blast of cold air until into sunday. milder air invading the south of atlanta, topping out at 50, as it did jackson mississippi, carolina coast up around 50 degrees. 50 degrees here on fr
ABC
Jan 28, 2010 11:00pm EST
. but the big trouble with the storm is going to be if you're headed south. washington, south through richmond and into north carolina. so we dodge a bullet here in baltimore, but south of us, probably 5, 6 inches of snow. >> jeez. people laughed at me when i had my big coat. >> you're going to need it tonight. >> i'm envious. i wish i had one. >> and you're the weather man. >> yeah. >> thank you for watching. >>> we're back tomorrow night at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. >> stay warm. wow, that's a low price! wow, that's a low price! wow, that's a low price! how many products do we carry? 7,000. [ man ] wow, that's a low price! i'll get him a cart. [ man ] hot diggity dog! yeah. that's a low price! [ male announcer ] staples has low prices on everything you need for your office. and we mean everything. staples. that was easy. and when it comes to the playoffs, we get together every year to watch it. with walmart's prices, i can afford all the food it takes to make everyone happy -- no matter how many times they come back for more. [ female announcer ] people who spent $100 a week at the leading natio
ABC
Jan 1, 2010 11:00pm EST
. john hendron has that storey from washington. >> reporter: the suicide bomber struck a crowded volleyball tournament. this man says a mitsubishi pajero pulled on to the field and exploded. the vehicle was loaded with 500 pounds of explosives and left car parts scattered across the neighborhood. bloodied men looked on stretchers looking dazed. >> at least 70 people killed. >> reporter: pakistani television reports say dozens were killed and scores more were injured. ambulance and police were scrambling to treat the wounded. the attack occurred outside a place where the pakistan army are waging an offensive against the taliban and their allies. >> after escaping across the border into pakistan in 2001 and 2003, al-qaeda's leadership established a safe haven while encouraging in terrorism against the pakistani people. >> reporter: the message is clear. insurgents can strike almost at will outside their tribal haven. police say this was likely a revenge attack targeting civilian residents who have formed militias and driven insurgents out. >>> a family from hartford county got a sp
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 11:00pm EST
and call the crime stoppers, it's 1-866-7-lockup. >>> a bad joke, that's how washington wizard star gilbert arenas is describing why he pulled his gun from his locker inside the verizon center. arenas spoke with law enforcement officers for nearly two hours today. he's at the center of a bizarre investigation as to why he brought guns into the lockerroom and also why he pulled a gun on a teammate. the basketball star said he brought the guns to the verizon center to get them out of his home and away from his children. he admitted that he wasn't clear on dc's gun laws when he brought them into the lockerroom. >>> and now a story you'll only see here on abc2 news. students at a baltimore county based training company are out of thousands of dollars tonight. their school abruptly closed shop just weeks after taking their tuition payments. students got an e-mail on new year's eve letting them know that computertraining.edu, also known as computertraining.com, was closing down. the company has a dozen locations nationwide. many students had paid more than $13,000 for training courses that have n
ABC
Jan 6, 2010 11:00pm EST
tonight the white supremacist accused of a deadly shooting inside washington, d.c.'s holocaust museum has died in a prison hospital. james von brunn died this afternoon. the 89-year-old had been awaiting his trial in the murder of security guard steven t. jones last june. von brunn was wounded by return fire. >>> and back home tonight, baltimore county police say the 14-year-old that was killed by an amtrak train yesterday was wearing a head set but they do not know if she was listening to music. grief counsellors were on hand at kenwood high school where stickel was a freshman. >> she was a very friendly, she always had a smile on her face. very popular. great student. >> we are all grieving, whether we have known her or we don't know her. she was a member of our community, and of our little world. and we all have to work through this together. >> grief counsellors with a crisis team are assigned to the school. they visited each of the classes talking to students and teachers about her death and her life. >>> and a 17-year-old is recovering tonight after being shot twice in the back. it
ABC
Jan 18, 2010 11:00pm EST
served food at a homeless shelter in washington. afterwards at the white house, the president broke bread with young people and with elderly leaders of the civil rights movement. >> part of what the civil rights movement was all about was changing people's hearts and minds and breaking out of old customs and habits. >> reporter: his overall job approval rating is down to 53% now. . >>> all eyes will be on massachusetts tomorrow where the special election to fill ted kennedy's vacant senate seat is taking place. the race has come down to a dead heat. now, the outcome to determine the fate of all that health care reform. a brown victory could level the playing field in the senate potentially giving the republicans the votes they need to kill health care reform. . >>> the golden state got pounded with its first of several winter storms expected this week, pounding rain and powerful winds brought busy freeways to a standstill. winds toppled trees. crews were sent scrambling to keep the highways clear. two more storms are expected this week and it's been a decade since california saw a storm s
ABC
Jan 21, 2010 11:00pm EST
of the state though. again, up to an inch of mixed wet snow and sleet pellet even extending to washington. big headaches in the morning possibly if you commute. and you can see, this is the first line of precipitation, but there'll be more moisture tomorrow. i think it goes to rain late in the day. excuse me. but in the meantime, we have a win tremendous mix overnight and more precipitation out of the south. an area of low pressure up the carolina coast, that will bring us moisture. the main storm during the day tomorrow. this keeps the moisture to the south and out into the atlantic, but nevertheless, snow mixed with rain and a sleet line in the middle. because the air temperature was so warm today, i don't expect any freezing rain. that is glaze ice on contact. don't expect to see that in baltimore, but with hagerstown and the high country, another deal. a pretty nice saturday, up into the 40s once again. we have to get through tomorrow midday. overnight tonight, 32 degrees, cloudy and cold. light rain changes to sleet and snow mixing. slick commute tomorrow morning. 37 tomorrow afternoon so
ABC
Jan 26, 2010 11:00pm EST
to warn washington that it is moving too fast saying "we support where they are going but now how they got there. some democrats on capitol hill want the ban to go each that are fehr. one bill would force ?bupáes ç ban all texting or lose federal funding. >> lives are at ççstake. we cannot pass civil address this. we must fight dhis çtrend and urge the states to do everything within their power to ççkeep the public save. >> reporter: research shows drivers who take their eyes off the road 4.6 out of every 6 seconds driving the lechght '06 a football field blind. cell phones are so @ervasive ç almost no one is immune to distraction. as we discovered during the news conference. >> texting while driving. texting while answering press questions, ççalso dangerous. >> sect lynner did acknowledge the biggest problem is enforcement. police on the roads are just too slow to see what truckers are doing inside ççtheir big rigs. >>> well worst fears likely confirmed but also some closure tonight for the parents of a college constitutionality missing since observation. that sto
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